When the songs are strong all those other variables aren’t even necessary. Case in point is the new album from folk/pop songwriter Diego Davidenko. This album [In an Empty House] presents songs simply, using only the essential ingredients to get the point across. - BabySue LMNOP
It Isn’t Home has a lot of childlike qualities to it. The songs are quirky and often sound lighthearted but there is a lot of weight in the lyrics. Davidenko explores feelings of being lost and not fitting in with the album’s lyrics.
If staring up at the ceiling contemplating life could ever have a soundtrack, Diego Davidenko would be the one playing it.
Overall, this is a perfect coffee house soundtrack, give it a listen with that spiced pumpkin latte. Music like this will make it taste better.
Davidenko evokes the bucolic rush of love and the emotional repercussions that often accompany any honest expression of affection.
Diego Davidenko charts an intimate journey into the past and out towards the future on ‘Where the Sky Is Infinite,’ a kind of folk-pop pilgrim’s progress
Diego Davidenko’s songs were painfully passionate
There’s a lot of honesty in what [Davidenko] writes, and his music is kind of a fresh prospective coming from that folk-music genre.
Diego Davidenko’s song Elliott is the coolest song ever about Elliott Smith!
Diego Davidenko is like a poor man’s James Taylor